30-Day/50 Push-Up Challenge Promises Almost Immediate Results

Many of us are looking for ways to slim down after the holidays and start the new year off on the right foot. One of the latest challenges is the 50 push-up challenge, which promises to transform your body in just 30 days. Most people do push-ups and planks as part of their weekly fitness routines and this challenge is definitely something to add to your permanent routine.

Why Push-Ups?

The classic pushup works multiple muscle groups, including the arms, chest, back, and core, helping you tone all over your body. There are so many different push-up and plank variations that you can do now, that target specific areas and goals, so you can definitely get creative with your push-ups. Here is a basic 50-push up challenge from Health Magazine:

Week 1:

Day 1: 5 push-ups

Day 2: 5 push-ups

Day 3: REST

Day 4: 5 push-ups

Day 5: 10 push-ups

Day 6: REST

Day 7: 10 push-ups


Week 2:

Day 8: REST

Day 9: 12 push-ups

Day 10: 12 push-ups

Day 11: REST

Day 12: 15 push-ups

Day 13: 15 push-ups

Day 14: REST



Week 3:

Day 15: 20push-ups

Day 16: 24 push-ups

Day 17: REST

Day 18: 25 push-ups

Day 19: 30 push-ups

Day 20: REST

Day 21: 32 push-ups